Mon 26 May, 2014 01:05 am - The propositions you offer then are neither true nor false then? What if I were to affirm them as true? Would you then acknowledgevthat there are such things as true facts?
Seriously, your... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 08:16 pm -
[b]Nothing self-defeating about that. Question everything...especially when you suppose you have a definitive answer or solution to things people have been working on for ages...and have come... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 07:19 pm - You have not demonstrated that you understand what a truth claim is. You implied that religious truth claims are only "supposed" truth claims. That's absurd. A person claiming... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 07:02 pm - Frank has asked some important questions, though, so I give him credit for asking them. I surmise that he may be at an impasse in his commitment to materialism, as all materialists must reach... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 06:15 pm - Cicerone, a truth claim is just that, a claim. I did not say that those claims are necessarily true. Please learn the meaning of "truth claim." Then maybe we can continue. (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 05:24 pm - Frank, interesting response. I absolutely could be wrong.
Is there a possibility that humans are incapable of understanding existence? Certainly. But then my certainty would then need to be... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 04:55 pm - Yes, I see where you have difficulties with what I'm saying. Perhaps I'm jumping a bit too far ahead from the basics of the cosmological argument, which goes like this:
1) Everything... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 04:42 pm - Interesting that I found this from several years ago. Have your views changed since then? I find this to be right on track.
Given that either something came from nothing, or that something has... (view)
Sun 25 May, 2014 03:38 pm - Fresco, there is such thing as true and false beliefs.
I can believe, for example, that my sister is the president despite evidence to the contrary. This belief might be "functional"... (view)